Life and Letters of Frederick Walker, A.R.A.Our business is not to wish the artist different, but to find out what he is, and to love him within the necessary limits of his sphere.-Stopford Brooke. With Illustrations.
London. Macmillan and Co., Ltd. New York: The Macmillan Co. 1896. (The Right of Translation and Reproduction is Reserved.) Richard Clay and Sons, Limited, London and Bungay.
4to (280 x 196mm. 11 x 7¾".), with dark green cloth covers, title stamped in gilt on front cover and spine. Binding slightly worn and scuffed.
Frederick Walker (1840-1875) was an English social realist painter and illustrator, who was described by Sir John Everett Millais as 'the greatest artist of the century'. This book focuses on his early years and then from 1858 the chapters follow every year of his life. It was in 1858 that he was admitted as a student at the Royal Academy.
Ex Collection: Leggatts.
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